LG Electronics and Milestone Systems Announce Partnership

As an authorized Manufacturer Alliance Partner, LG Electronics network cameras for surveillance are supported by Milestone XProtect IP video management software

As an authorized Manufacturer Alliance Partner, LG Electronics network cameras for surveillance are supported by Milestone XProtect IP video management software.

Seoul – October 10th, 2011. LG Electronics and Milestone Systems are now collaborating through the Milestone Manufacturer Alliance Program. This means that Milestone XProtect® IP video management software (VMS) will support network camera hardware from LG Electronics.

Milestone Systems is the leading global provider for open platform VMS, according to IMS Research seven years in a row. The open platform provides the widest selection of hardware models and brands for Milestone customers around the world. Milestone software is sold by authorized and certified installers and systems integrators in 115 countries.

LG Electronics joins the Milestone Systems Manufacturer Alliance Partner Program, which means new choices for the surveillance market. Establishment of the partnership between LG Electronics and Milestone Systems will provide channel partners and customers more flexible, and optimal solutions to meet demanding business and surveillance requirements. Both companies will co-operate with solution roadmaps, test processes, demonstrations, integrations, promotions and licenses.

By becoming a MAP partner of Milestone Systems, LG Electronics will strengthen synergy effects in both planning and development of new innovations, including solution and product roadmap sharing with input for future Milestone XProtect software development. This will allow all parties to meet various integration targets and offer their solutions to market with speed and ease, increasing market penetration and customer satisfaction in the global security market. 

“We are delighted to join the Milestone Manufacturer Alliance Partner Program”, commented Jin-Yong, Kim, Senior Vice President of Commercial Display & Security Division, LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company. “LG’s network-based high technology meets Milestone System’s open platform based VMS software to provide customers with flexible choices in security solutions. Collaboration across a broad spectrum of security needs with Milestone Systems will be the foundation to develop flexible solution and customer value to maximize integrated solutions.”

“LG Electronics is one of our newest Milestone Manufacturer Alliance Partners,” said Martin Friis-Mikkelsen, Head of Strategic Alliances at Milestone Systems. “They already participated in our Milestone Integration Platform Symposium that was held in Bangkok, Thailand, in July, and now will be showing their latest network cameras at our partner event in Copenhagen, Denmark. This ensures that our channel learns what is available in the industry today, and can select the best for their customer installations.”

About Milestone
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the global industry leader in true open platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research six years in a row. Milestone XProtect® has been installed in thousands of customer installations, sold through authorized and certified partners in more than 100 countries.  With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-of-breed solutions to ‘video enable’ organizations – managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs.

About LG Electronics, INC.
LG Electronics, Inc. is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. With 2010 global sales of 55.8 trillion Korean won (USD 48.2 billion), LG comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. LG is one of the world's leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines, and refrigerators. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lge.com.